Science & Pharmaceutical JobsSenior Microbiology Analyst

  • CJ50840
  • Waterford

Collins McNicholas

This is a great opportunity to gain experience in a challenging role within the pharmaceutical industry. If you have previous GMP experience within a Micro lab then keep reading!

Role Responsibilities:

  • To be constantly aware of customer’s requirements and strive to meet those requirements keeping in mind the cycle is not complete until the customer has obtained their report.
  • To perform non-routine tasks in the laboratory or perform the particular type(s) of analysis assigned to them, backfilling for Analysts as required.
  • To develop and validate new tests and procedures for the company and customers.
  • To complete specific technological projects and write the results of these projects accurately, confidentially and on time for customers.
  • To sign all technical documents once training in this task is successfully completed.  This includes laboratory reports, SOPs, protocols, investigation reports and any other documentation issued.
  • To authorise customer work from Analysts.
  • To deputise for supervisors / managers, as required.
  • To act as a mentor to less experienced Analysts.
  • To keep the laboratory area clean and tidy in both ‘seen’ and ‘unseen’ areas.
  • To provide cover for other members of staff as required and for taking part in the company’s weekend rota and/or overtime schedule.
  • To ensure that all documentation is completed on time, accurately and legibly.
  • To keep their training records up to date and to initiate training where possible.
  • To update any relevant documentation as required.
  • To adhere to all company standards in the area of safety, housekeeping and quality, notifying management of any discrepancies.
  • To handle any customer related queries where necessary and liaise with the team to solve these queries if needed.
  • To ensure that customers’ requirements are fully met and in so doing be flexible to work in any area of the business as is required.
  • To identify any opportunities for improvement of quality and service and work with the team to implement continuous improvement.
  • To demonstrate effective communication skills and a proactive attitude to solving any lab issues by liaising with the Team Leader and offering solutions where appropriate.

 

Education & Qualifications:

  • A degree in Microbiology or a related discipline is desirable.

 

Experience/Skills:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a GMP analytical laboratory.
  • Good team player, organised, accurate, have strong documentation skills.
  • Passionate about quality and customer service.
  • Good communication skills both internally and externally

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